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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will on Friday, announce the date for the conduct of bye-elections for vacant seats in the National and State Assemblies.
Barely a week after the successful conduct of the gubernatorial election in Ekiti State, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Wednesday met with all the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) to strategise on the forthcoming governorship election in Osun State and the 2019 general election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will release timetable and schedule of activities to fill the existing vacancies in the Bauchi South and Katsina North Senatorial Districts by next week.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will continue to register any association that meet legal requirements for registration as political party ahead of 2019 general elections.
The Chairman of Calabar Carnival Commission, Mr. Gabe Onah, has expressed sadness over the death of the popular reggae artiste, Ras Kimono on Sunday, describing it as “painful.”
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari would inaugurate state’s 21 mw Independent Power Plant in the state.
Cross River lawmaker Steven Ukpukpen has passed on.
According a statement by the Deputy Director Public Relations 82 Division Col Sagir Musa “the meeting is to confirm/assess the reported occasional security threats at the border areas between Nigeria and Cameroon with the view to addressing the situation”.
The Speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly, Mr. John Gaul-Lebo, says Nigeria is not yet ripe for independent candidacy.
The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal, Calabar, which compelled INEC to conduct elections in the 10 wards of Ikang, Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State.
The on-going constitutional amendment has received a boost as the Cross River State House of Assembly has passed the Not-Too-Young to Run Bill.
Hundreds of youths from the Calabar-South, Bakassi and Akpabuyo local government areas of Cross River on Tuesday stormed the state House of Assembly to protest the re-election bid of member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Essien Ayi, in the 2019 general election.
A political group in Cross River, `Voice of Central’ has lauded the various achievements of Gov. Ben Ayade and endorsed him for a second term.
The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Southwest zone, at the weekend alleged that some state governors were frustrating granting of autonomy to local governments in the country.
The Obong of Calabar, His Eminence Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu V, has warned National Assembly members from Efik extraction to eschew greed, selfishness and timidity.
The Cross River House of Assembly said it has passed 51 bills and initiated over 31 motions since its inauguration in 2015.
The Cross River Government’s 2018 Appropriation Bill of N1.3 trillion on Friday passed second reading at the state’s House of Assembly.
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Nigeria U-20 team captain, Ikouwen Udoh, is excited that the Flying Eagles are through to the 2019 African Youth Championship to be hosted by Niger Republic after defeating Mauritania 5-0 in the second leg final qualifying round in Lagos on Saturday.
The Flying Eagles have been paid their win-bonus for thrashing Mauritania to qualify for next year’s U20 AFCON as well as other allowances, officials have said.
Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac is confident Jerome Boateng will remain with the Bundesliga champions next season despite rumours suggesting Thomas Tuchel wants him at Paris Saint-Germain.
Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, has called on the Federal Government not to give free tickets to politicians and government officials that would patronise the services of the new national carrier.
Most members of the Thai youth football team rescued from a flooded cave will have their heads shaved, don robes and be ordained in a Buddhist ceremony this week, officials said Sunday.
Senegalese migrants feared missing in the Mauritanian desert after their boat washed ashore have been found safe and well in the country’s second-largest city, a security source said Friday.
The Deputy National Chairman (North), Sen. Lawal Shu’aibu, has summoned to Abuja for an urgent meeting the two main actors in the tussle for leadership of the Benue chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Federal Government said that electricity generation from hydro sources could reach 19,000 megawatts if fully harnessed.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday offered condolences to the family and relatives of the late Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, describing him as a valiant officer who brought honour to the nation.
Group Chief Executive Officer of Dangote Cement, Joe Makoju, has revealed that the company has invested a whopping $3B to build manufacturing plants and import/grinding terminals across Africa.